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Amendment 42 Public Comment Tool

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The TennCare Bureau is accepting public comments on amendment 42 outlining the state's proposal to convert federal funding for Medicaid (TennCare) into a "block grant" until Friday, October 18th, 2019. Your comments are public record, can make a significant impact on the final draft, and will be submitted along with the draft to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. 

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TN Block Grant & Tennesseans with Disabilities

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Governor Bill Lee's administration has released a draft of Amendment 42 outlining the state’s proposal to convert federal funding for Medicaid (TennCare) into a “block grant.” The draft, an executive summary and overview of the amendment is online at:
https://www.tn.gov/tenncare/policy-guidelines/waiver-and-state-plan-public-notices.html 

The block grant proposes to change the way Medicaid (TennCare) is funded:

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